Who We Are

The WFU Humanities Institute establishes programs and provides funding for university faculty in the humanities and other fields of study engaging in humanistic inquiry and scholarship. We are a member of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) and the National Humanities Alliance (NHA).

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WFU to host conference on ‘Movement and Migrations’

October 12, 2018

On October 18-19, Wake Forest will host Movements and Migrations: A Conference on the Engaged... Read More »

Mellon Foundation awards $850,000 grant to WFU for humanities

August 2, 2018

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Wake Forest University an $850,000 grant to expand... Read More »

Wake Forest receives $650,000 Mellon Foundation grant

January 29, 2016

A $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to Wake Forest University... Read More »